Flexible Production Operative


With around 46,000 employees across 35 countries, Smurfit Kappa is one of the leading producers of paper-based packaging in the world, and a publicly listed company in both Dublin and London. Our mission is to deliver customer satisfaction, personal development for employees, respect for the local community and environment and great shareholder value, all through our highly entrepreneurial culture.


There is currently have an exciting opportunity for a Production Operative join the team at Windrush.

Working as part of the Operations Team, on a 3 shift rotating pattern, the successful applicant will be highly motivated, focused and driven, demonstrating a positive, can-do and safe attitude together with excellent self-organisation and motivation skills.

The company is looking for applicants who are great communicators, with the ability to support a drive for continuous improvement in both productivity and reducing wastage, whilst fully complying with the site's Health & Safety culture.

Previous experience within a manufacturing process operation is preferred, but full training will be provided. It is expected that Production Operatives will be able to train in multiple areas, to assist in building our multi skilled and flexible team.







Key requirements of these roles include an ability to;

  • Show understanding and appreciation of both Health & Safety and Quality.
  • Undertake general manual handling.
  • Drive and improve production output.
  • Demonstrate good product knowledge and Quality awareness.
  • Perform work in a safe manner according to site standards.
  • Perform with a can-do attitude, and willingness to work additional hours as required and ability to work to deadlines and follow procedures.
  • Be able to communicate clearly with colleagues.
  • Demonstrate great attention to detail, good attendance and time keeping.
  • Show flexibility and ambition to train and develop where required.


In return our client offers:

  • A competitive annual salary.
  • 25 days' holiday a year, plus 8 bank holidays.
  • Workplace pension
  • Regular bespoke training.

Production operatives are crucial to the success of this business. Please note that this vacancy is open to internal and external candidates. Internal applicants should advise their line manager prior to making an application.

Please apply via the company's dedicated recruitment portal.

The closing date for this vacancy is 26th May 2023.

Salary Competitive

Type Full time

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